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Healthy eating adds £1,460 to annual food bill of family of four

Poorer families who argue that healthy food is too expensive may have a point after Harvard researchers found ditching junk food and ready meals would add nearly £1,500 to the annual food bill.<p>Eating healthily costs a family of four nearly £1,500 a year more than living on junk food and ready …

Brain Cells 'Geotag' Memories To Cache What Happened — And Where

Think back to an important event in your life: a graduation, a birth, a special Thanksgiving dinner. Chances are you're remembering not only what happened, but also where it happened. And now scientists think they know why.<p>As we form so-called episodic memories, the brain appears to be using …

The 8 Greatest GIFs Of BigDog In Action

Our favorite shambling robotic pack mule has come a long way over the years.<p>The BigDog family of robots, developed by Boston Dynamics, has come a long way since it was first created in 2005. To celebrate some of the headless robot's coolest technological achievements, I made these eight GIFs. Enjoy.<p>…

“100mph Bike”

<b>May 09.13 – “100mph bike”</b><p>The 100mph bike, speed bike or any one of the working titles that has been used for this project by the people involved. Its …

Joshua Tree’s Hypnotically Reflective Desert Shack

<i>Lucid Stead</i> is an architectural installation by artist Phillip K. Smith III that takes an existing structure in the deserts of Joshua Tree, California and revitalizes it with mirrors, LED lights, and custom built technology to accentuate the beauty of the bare landscape. Aptly referred to as an …

These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

Fascinating Cave Photography

Caves are fantastic, mysterious places... maybe as mysterious as the depths of the oceans, full weird creatures and breathtaking landscapes. These …

Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening (Video)

<b>Can't afford a glass greenhouse? Check out how to build your own underground greenhouse for cheaper and for growing veggies 365 days a year, even in</b> …

Rammed Earth

Blu Homes Balance Metro Designed for Narrow Lots

Designed for narrow infill and suburban lots, the new Balance Metro from Blu Homes integrates Blu’s latest high tech and performance features.<p>The …

Coming Soon to a Beach Near You: Sea Snot

Image: Arne Diercks<p>The photo above looks like sand or grains of salt strewn on a blue surface, but it's not (heh, old grade school joke, I know). Or …

21 Foods New England Does Better Than Anywhere Else

Stop trying to make Manhattan clam chowder happen. It's not going to happen.

New England

India's Nuclear Scientists Keep Dying Mysteriously

Indian nuclear scientists haven't had an easy time of it over the past decade. Not only has the scientific community been plagued by "suicides," unexplained deaths, and sabotage, but those incidents have gone mostly underreported in the country.<p><i>(Photo via)</i><p>Indian nuclear scientists haven't had an …

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Makes about 100 caramels<p>Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>…

Recipes

Birds With Dog Heads And Dogs With Bird Bodies Are Dirds. Derrrrr

The photos you are about to see will amaze and enthrall you. No, they are not Photoshopped, and yes, they are 100% real.<p>All facts about the dirds have been cited directly from dird expert and enthusiast, Dr. Derdly Dirdright, who adds a special note that though dirds may be cute, they are a …

The 5 Parts of Sex Porn Doesn't Prepare You For

When I was in my teens, I assumed that, at some point in the hopefully near future, I would be elected sexual dynamo supreme of my county and take my …

Cream Cheese

Here’s a Great Profile of Comedian Charlie Barnett Written When He Was Still Alive

<i>Deadspin</i> has an old profile of late, great comedian Charlie Barnett that was written when he was still. For those who don’t know Barnett, he was a …

How To Transform Into Batman Using a Black Cat

ZethM shows us a simple technique for transforming yourself into Batman using a black cat.<p>photo by ZethM<p>In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is …

5 Favorites: Gutter Guards

From where I sit perched on my couch, I can see the roof of the garage in the back of my building. At this time of year, and for most of the summer, …

All-You-Need Mini PC Android + Linux + Arduino

13Jul<p>Dear Backers, to celebrate the huge success that UDOO BOLT is having we’re starting a social contest. Your commitment will decide …

Creamy Chocolate Fudge

Our chocolate fudge recipe is so creamy and decadent. The bite-size candies are perfect for company, gift giving, or indulgent snacking.

Tin Can Solar Lantern Tutorial

I love the rustic charm of tin can lanterns. Budget-friendly and super simple to make, their warm light brings a relaxing ambiance to any outdoor …

24 Fun Holiday Treats To Make With Kids

If you have the patience for a gingerbread house, that's great. If not, you can stack chocolates on pretzels and call it a day.

Dessert

A Modern-Day Hanging Gardens Of Babylon

The Parkroyal Hotel on Pickering is a contemporary interpretation of Babylonian hanging gardens, via Southeast Asia.<p>Singapore prides itself on its green-minded policies. With a well-connected public transportation network, robust water collection and treatment infrastructure, and a promise to …

Creative Parents Stage Dinosaur Toy Scenes, Convince Kids They’re Alive at Night

Each year, writer Refe Tuma and his wife turn the month of November into <i>Dinovember</i>–thirty days of their children's plastic dinosaur toys coming to life at night and doing as they please, or at least that's what the creative couple tells their tiny tots. Each night when the Tuma kids go to bed, …

The Science of New York City's Public Spaces

Ever wondered if there is a formula architects follow before they build a park in New York City? There is.<p>Back in 1969, a social scientist by the …

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Thought-Provoking Satirical Illustrations by Pawel Kuczynski

Polish artist Pawel Kuczynski creates thought-provoking illustrations that comment on social, economic, and political issues through satire. The illustrator's portfolio ranges from criticizing military practices and the incentives behind war, to themes of mortality and reinterpreting the uses of …

You (Yes, You!) Can Get Recipes from Your Favorite Restaurants

Request recipes from your favorite restaurants, then we at Bon Appétit will try our hardest to get them for you.<p>We've all been there: Digging into a restaurant dish and thinking, "Man, I wish I could make this at home." You might try to replicate it in your own kitchen, but miss those few …

Incredible colorized historical photos

Abandoned boy holding a stuffed toy animal. London 1945<p>Hindenburg Disaster – May 6, 1937<p>Japanese Archers circa 1860<p>View from Capitol in Nashville, …

See the very first images of a hydrogen bond

Chemists have long known what a hydrogen bond should look like, but until last week, most hadn't actually seen an image of one. Now, researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have been able to visualize a hydrogen bond using atomic force microscopy, a technique that can deliver higher …